Category Archives: Lectures

Padma Lakshmi opens the MIT Center for Gynepathology Research

Her pain was apparent in her heart felt rendering of how she had suffered through misdiagnosis and unnecessary medical procedures before a friend referred her to Dr. Seckin. Padma told of the relief she felt hearing Dr. Seckin’s words. He understood what she was going through. His life’s work has been dedicated to understanding the molecular underpinnings of this debilitating disease. Continue reading

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Center for Alternative Technology – Paul Allen

Last Friday, Paul Allen from the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Machynlleth Mid-Wales spoke about the centers work during seminar in the Parson’s Lab.  He is the CAT Development Director and co-author of the Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB) report. … Continue reading

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9th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

This weekend is the 9th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival run by my friend Thomas Bena.  Every year Thomas crossed the globe selecting films for the annual film festival.  He began the project as a way to provide thought provoking, … Continue reading

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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

I remember the first time I visited the a TED conference (it stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design) website.  Jarrett, a good friend who I blogged about, introduced me to a video from Aubrey de Grey called Why we age … Continue reading

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